The exact number of essay contest winners will be determined by the quantity and the quality of the entries received. Up to six (6) winning essays will be selected. All winners will receive an all-expense paid trip to Alabama as part of the RTIEL, Inc. Youth Civil Rights Leadership Tour.
Students will travel to historic sites of the Civil Rights Movement in Montgomery and Selma, Alabama. Winning entrants will also take an active part in the Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee and in other events sponsored by the National Voting Rights Museum and Institute.